xii, 593 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Minerals: Building Block of Rocks.Rocks: Records of Geological Processes. Igneous Rocks: Solids from Melts. Volcanism. Weathering and Erosion. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks. Metamorphic Rocks. The Rock Record and the Geologic Time Scale. Folds, Faults, and Other Records of Rock Deformation. Mass Wasting. The Hydrologic Cycle. Rivers: Transport to the Oceans. Winds and Deserts. Glaciers: The Work of Ice. Landscape Evolution The Oceans. Earthquakes. Exploring Earth's Interior. Plate Tectonics: The Unifying Theory. Deformation of the Continental Crust. Energy Resources From the Earth. Mineral Resources from the Earth.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780716722397 20160527
An integration of the basic principles of chemistry, physics, astronomy and biology, as well as a focus on environmental concerns and discussions of natural disasters. This book is an introduction to physical geology which looks at geological principles and Earth processes. Also available are an instructors manual, a study guide, printed and computerized (IBM and MAC) test banks, a slide set with lecture notes and an overhead transparency set.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780716722397 20160527
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